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These are usually produced at the local "adobe yard," though many are made by owner-builders.
In New Mexico and other desert states, such a soil is mostly sand (70-90%) with varying amounts of clay and fine silts totaling from 10% to 30%.
Another advantage of working with adobe is the relative speed in which house walls can be built, seven courses a day for walls 10" or 14" thick, and three courses high each day for walls 20"-28" thick during sunny hot weather.
For strength and durability, as well as aesthetics, the adobe brick and mud plasters should have a low number of small shrinkage cracks, which often occur during drying.
In reality, there are many ways of building an adobe oven.
Following the simple rule of using materials that are closest at hand, you have freedom to create in adobe and stone.